Call for Volunteers – Art in the Open

This Deadline Expired: Monday, May 16, 2016

Art in the Open 2016 is looking for volunteers to participate in AiO 2016 from May 13-15th along the Schuylkill River Banks Park. This is a great opportunity to support this unique, city-wide event which brings new attention to Philadelphia’s waterways and its many arts and environmental organizations, inspiring both artists and audience to see the city and its river in new ways. We appreciate your posting and sharing this AiO Volunteer Call with your network: we rely heavily upon volunteer support!

AiO Dates/shifts available:
May 13, 14, and 15th. 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 3pm-6pm.

Volunteer opportunities available:
A. Visitor Services & Artist Support – Point of contact for visitors and working artists with the AiO staff. Answer visitors’ questions about the event and/or direct passers-by to the Visitors Services area; provide information to event visitors about artists, activities and locations, etc.

B. Special Program Support (limited number of openings) – Assist with partner activities and collaborative events if necessary. Prepared to work with adults and children, arts & crafts, the environment, etc. Knowledge of Schuylkill Banks and partner institutions are helpful.

C. Event Photography and Video Documentation – Photograph or video artists at work, festival visitors, and partner events under the direction of AiO staff. Must be willing to provide high resolution digital files for AiO archive and possible use in future event materials. Photography or videography skills, and use of volunteer’s own digital camera is needed.

D. Family Day Support (May 14th: 9-12 or 12-3) – Assist with a variety of family oriented activities and possible partner activities. No special skills are required; day-of instructions/supervision provided.

To sign up: please send your contact information, your first and second choice of working dates/shifts and job preference (A – D) to Information received is first come-first serve.

We hope you will join us for this exciting event! For more information, visit:

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